Goodness Gracious Me. Image shows from L to R: Nina Wadia, Kulvinder Ghir, Dave Lamb, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal. Copyright: BBC.

Goodness Gracious Me

BBC Two sketch show about British-Asian culture. 23 episodes (3 series), 1998 - 2015. Stars Sanjeev Bhaskar, Meera Syal, Kulvinder Ghir, Nina Wadia and others.

Series 2, Episode 4

Mr "Everything Comes From India" tries his hand at Mastermind; the melodramatic famliy go out for a picnic; Fixer Uncle is back; and we meet a Maharaja with a very exotic appetite.

Further details


Mrs "Eat More" - Dinner party
Fixer Uncle - Drugs
Guru Mahareshi Yogi - Football
The Maharaja - Lion
The Sindi Dolls - Shoes
Melodramatic Family - Picnic
Mrs "Eat More" - Hospital
Critical father
Smeeta Smitten, Showbiz Kitten - Mother
Fixer Uncle - Condoms
The Death of Suti
The Sindi Dolls - Ex-boyfriend
The Coopers and Robinsons - Golf
The Maharaja - Chimp
The Sindi Dolls - Leprosy
The Bhangramuffins - Boxing
The Sindi Dolls - Fashion
The Maharaja - Meerkats
Over-generous parents
Mrs "Eat More" - Reservoir Dogs
The Coopers and Robinsons - British Airways
50 Ways To Leave Your Mother
Mr "Everything Comes From India" - Mastermind

Broadcast details

Friday 4th December 1998
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sanjeev Bhaskar Various
Meera Syal Various
Kulvinder Ghir Various
Nina Wadia Various
Dave Lamb Ensemble Actor
Sharat Sardana Ensemble Actor
Fiona Allen Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sharat Sardana Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Sanjeev Bhaskar Writer
Meera Syal Writer
Anil Gupta Writer (Additional Material)
Sanjeev Kohli Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Anil Gupta Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer

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